Dean Furman

  • Travels From: Johannesburg, SA
  • Fees: R50,000 - R75,000

Tagline: Innovative Disruption

Talent Highlights

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • ChatGPT

Keynote Topics

Ignite your curiosity and broaden your horizons as you dive deep into the riveting world of Artificial Intelligence with Dean Furman, a renowned speaker renowned and hugely popular speaker.

Dean has cultivated a powerful reputation as a keynote speaker, leaving audiences inspired, enlightened, and empowered time and again.

Dean’s talks are more than just informative; they are transformative, designed to break down complex technical jargon into comprehensible nuggets of wisdom that anyone can grasp. Whether you are an AI novice or a seasoned professional, Dean’s talks guarantee you a fresh perspective.

But there’s more to Dean than just the knowledge he shares; it’s his unique approach that sets him apart.

He masterfully merges storytelling and humor into his discussions, adding a dash of humanity to the technical subjects.

The result?

A compelling narrative that captivates his audience and immerses them in the vast possibilities of AI and innovation.

Book Dean’s expertly crafted ChatGPT masterclass for your team. You will leave the session knowing how to harness the immense power of ChatGPT and other cutting-edge generative AI tools.

Join South Africa’s top companies and multinational leaders who have chosen this transformative experience.


The masterclass covers

  • An overview of key terms and principles (eg: Generative AI, Natural Language Processing, etc)
  • An overview of Chat GPT, it’s capabilities and limitations
  • An advanced guide to prompting ChatGPT correctly to give you the most effective answers.
  • How to tap into Chat GPT to transform your operations – an exposure to the top use cases
  • How other technologies have integrated with ChatGPT to unleash powerful results
  • Who are ChatGPT’s main competitors and what to expect going into the future
  • What are the risks of using this technology, and what steps should you put in place to mitigate these?

Dean Furman is on a mission to transform the way the world thinks about innovation, disruption and the new age of work. He wants you to join him. As CEO and founder of 1064 Degrees, Dean Furman partners with CEOs and leaders of companies of all sizes. He saves them from the agony of being […]

Dean Furman is on a mission to transform the way the world thinks about innovation, disruption and the new age of work. He wants you to join him.

As CEO and founder of 1064 Degrees, Dean Furman partners with CEOs and leaders of companies of all sizes. He saves them from the agony of being disrupted and gives them a new mindset and toolset to disrupt their industry.

Dean’s knack for connecting things that others seem to overlook, was clear from early in his career. As a young Actuary, Dean twice won the Discovery award for the best annual actuarial innovation, beating a couple hundred more experienced peers.

In 2015, after launching multiple first to market innovations and products, Dean Furman was appointed by the Alexander Forbes group to head up Innoruption Holdings – a disruptive skunkworks, focused on investigating and developing disruptive and ground-breaking new solutions.

Dean Furman | Innovative Disruption

As part of the journey, he created a new revenue generating division for the group, put together a multi-million rand partnership with a cutting edge technology provider in the US and developed other game changing initiatives.

Dean’s success and his creations were highlighted by almost all top local publications and in 2016 was acknowledged by the Mail & Guardian as one of the top South Africans under 35 years old. Dean is the author of the acclaimed ‘Exponential Potential’ which was released in stores in December 2017. In his groundbreaking book, he shares his experience and covers practically every element of growing a company, innovating and disrupting in this new age of work.

Dean is more than a Futurist, he is a ‘Nowist’ – he believes that while tomorrow will bring even more amazing possibilities, today’s untouched opportunities are insane. What better way to prepare for the future than to create it today?

Known for his knack for offering practical advice and insights, Dean makes the futuristic world of AI tangible and relatable. His talk is more than a lecture; it’s a journey that bridges the gap between the present and the future, between fear and understanding.

Hailed as one of the most popular and esteemed speakers on AI in South Africa, and increasingly globally, Dean Furman is a beacon of knowledge in a world where technology is ceaselessly evolving.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience his empowering discourse firsthand. Book Dean Furman today, and prepare to journey beyond the jargon into the intriguing universe of AI.

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